Arthur F. Benson's History of the Judges of the Oregon Supreme Court, 1841-1946

        Below is an index to the volumes of Arthur F. Benson's History of the Judges of the Oregon Supreme Court, 1841-1946.  Along with biographies of the judges, you will find additional Benson documents that are part of his original biographical volumes. Effort was taken to present the materials in substantially the same manner as they appeared in Benson's original volumes.  Each biography Webpage provides a link to an image of the original Arthur Benson biography document.  

        Please click on the titles in the index below to read the corresponding works. Names with an asterisk (*) indicate that a judge served as Chief Justice. 
  
    

 

Judges of the Oregon Supreme Court
1841-1890, Vol. I

 

 

Judges of the Oregon Supreme Court
1890-1946, Vol. II

 

Arthur F. Benson Judges of the Oregon Supreme Court volumes cover 

 

Introductory Documents


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Court volumes cover 

 
 
Introductory Documents

Dr. Ira L. Babcock, M.D.

1841-1843

 

Robert S. Bean 

1890-1909

 

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1843-1844

 

Charles E. Wolverton

1894-1905

 

James W. Nesmith

James W. Nesmith

1844-1845

Frank A. Moore

1892-1918

 

Peter H. Burnett

1845-1846

 

Thomas G. Hailey

1905-1907

 

J. Quinn Thornton

1847

 

Robert Eakin

1907-1917

 

Columbia Lancaster

1847-1849

 

William R. King

1909-1911

 

William P. Bryant

1848-1850

 

Woodson T. Slater

 

Woodson T. Slater
1909-1911

 

Orville C. Pratt

1848-1852

 

Thomas A. Mc Bride

1909-1930

 

Thomas Nelson

1850-1853

 

Henry J. Bean

1911-1941

 

William Strong

1850-1853

 

George H. Burnett

1911-1927

 

George H. Williams

1853-1859

 

William M. Ramsey

1913-1915

 

Obadia B. McFadden

1853-1854

 

Charles L. McNary

1913-1915

 

Cyrus Olney

1853-1858

 

Lawrence T. Harris

1915-1924

 

Matthew Deady

1853-1859

 

Henry L. Benson

1915-1921

 

Aaron E. Wait

1859-1862

 

Wallace McCamant

1917-1918

 

Reuben P. Boise

1858-1870, 1876-1880

 

Charles A. Johns

1918-1921

 

Riley E. Stratton

1859-1866

 

Conrad P. Olson

1918-1919

 

Paine P. Prim

1859-1880

 

Alfred S. Bennett

1919-1920

 

Erasmus D. Shattuck

1862-1867, 1874-1878

 

John Mc Court

1921-1924

 

Joseph G. Wilson

1862-1870

 

George M. Brown

1920-1933

 

William W. Page

1862

 

John L. Rand

1921-1942

 

Alonzo A. Skinner

1866-1867

 

Martin L. Pipes

1924

 

John Kelsay

1868-1870

 

Oliver P. Coshow

1924-1931

 

William W. Upton

1867-1874

 

Harry H. Belt

1925-1950

 

Andrew J. Thayer

 
Andrew J. Thayer
1870-1873

 

George Rossman

1927-1965

 

Benoni Whitten

1870

 

Percy R. Kelly

1930-1949

 

Lewis L. Mc Arthur

1870-1878

 

James U. Campbell

1931-1937

 

Benjamin F. Bonham

1870-1876

 

John O. Bailey

1933-1950

 

Lafayette F. Moser

1873-1874

 

Hall S. Lusk

1937-1960, 1961-1968

 

James F. Watson

1876-1878

 

James T. Brand

1941-1958

 

John Burnett

1874-1876

 

Arthur D. Hay

1942-1952

 

James K. Kelly

1878-1880

 

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1947

 

William P. Lord

1880-1894

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon

First Session of 1915 Term
Monday, January 4

 

Edward B. Watson

1880-1884

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon
c. 1917

Lawrence T. Harris, George H. Burnett, Frank A. Moore, Wallace Mc Camant, Henry L. Benson, Thomas A. McBride, and Henry J. Bean

William W. Thayer

1884-1890

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon
c. 1929

Percy R. Kelly, John L. Rand, George M. Brown, Harry H. Belt, Henry J. Bean, Oliver P. Coshow, and George Rossman

John B. Waldo

1880-1886

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon
c. 1940

Hall S. Lusk, Percy R. Kelly, Harry H. Belt, John O. Bailey, John L. Rand, Henry J. Bean, and George Rossman

Reuben S. Strahan

1886-1892

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon
c. 1941

Geore Rossman, Hall S. Lusk, Harry H. Belt, Percy R. Kelly, John O. Bailey, John L. Rand, and James T. Brand

 

 

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon
c. 1943
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James T. Brand, Percy R. Kelly, Harry H. Belt, John O. Bailey, George Rossman, Hall S. Lusk, and Arthur D. Hay